HYDERABAD: Although nearly four lakh undergraduate seats are up for grabs inside the State, the first phase of Degree Online Services Telangana (DOST) has ended with a meager 1. Sixteen lakh registrations and a paltry 1.03 lakh college students are exercising web options.
This means that even though the DOST convenor prolonged the final day for submitting applications two times — from June three to 4 and alternatively using two extra days until June 6 — it has not contemplated several registrations.
Experts blame the technical system defects that caused the server failure at some stage in the preliminary days, coupled with the confusion over the Intermediate verification results for the adverse reaction from college students. “The server went down for 4 to 5 days, but the extension became most effective in three days. Apart from this, the students additionally confronted hassle due to a mismatch of biometrics.
Several students did not realize that they had to check the usage of the mobile range related to the Aadhaar card,” stated G Satish, honorary president of Telangana Private Intermediate College Association. This is the primary time that the entire manner is being performed online. The uncertainty around the Intermediate re-verification consequences handiest brought to the students’ confusion,” he got.
Most college students arrive at a choice after evaluating the university they get through EAMCET and the ones allotted for UG. But with EAMCET behind schedule and the advanced supplementary examination starting Friday, numerous college students look forward to those consequences before applying for DOST. “The numbers are expected to improve within the second and 1/3 segment. Students can observe in the upcoming levels via paying Rs 400,” said Laxma Reddy, chairman of the Association for Strengthening of Private Initiative in Rural Education (ASPIRE).
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Private college managements are of the view that keeping up with the fashion, a massive quantity of seats in degree schools will be vacant this year. However, the trouble they highlighted was not due to an enormous number of seats. Still, they became because of the falling schooling requirements and infrastructure and the disparity in instructor-pupil ratio.
G Nagaiah, president of the Private Degree Colleges Association, believes that even after the ultimate two phases finish, the number of seats that have been filled will not exceed lakh. However, DOST convenor Prof. R Limbadiri stated there might be no dip in the numbers. “Given the delay due to troubles inside the Intermediate results, the reaction is excellent. The variety of registrations will grow in the 2d section. Every year, on average, three. Twenty lakh students skip Intermediate, and of this, two lakh enroll in degree schools, around 20,000 in minority faculties or those mired in court cases. The remaining will opt for engineering, remedy, or pharmacy publications, and some migrate to different states. We assume the numbers are suitable using this calculation,” he stated.